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Humboldt, Worldview and Language

James Underhill

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book investigates the vigorous and inspiring linguistic philosophy of Wilhelm von Humboldt. Many English-speaking authors speak of a ‘Humboldtian tradition’ and associate Humboldt's name with ... More


Conclusion: The Occupied Territories as a Cornerstone in the Reconstruction of Israeli Society

Izhak Schnell and Daniel Bar-Tal

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In conclusion, the chapter summarizes the insights derived from the chapters of the book, from which three themes emerge: 1. The development of an Israeli identity and of the emerging regime -It is ... More


What Do We See in the Term Worldview?

W. Underhill James

in Humboldt, Worldview and Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Various authors contend that the term ‘worldview’ comes to us from Humboldt. Few authors seem to understand, however, the full scope of Humboldt's concept of a language which opens up the world to ... More


Reformulating the Worldview Hypothesis

W. Underhill James

in Humboldt, Worldview and Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter begins by summarizing Humboldt's contribution to the contemporary study of comparative linguistics in six crucial points. It then proceeds to consider the relationship between language, ... More


Separate but Faithful: The Christian Right's Radical Struggle to Transform Law & Legal Culture

Amanda Hollis-Brusky and Joshua C. Wilson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190637262
eISBN:
9780197532331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637262.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

While the Christian Right has long voiced grave concerns about the Supreme Court and cases such as Roe v. Wade, until recently its cultivation of the resources needed to effectively enter the ... More


The Environmentalists’ Dilemma

Bryan G. Norton

in Toward Unity among Environmentalists

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195093971
eISBN:
9780197560723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195093971.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

The poignancy of the dilemma facing advocates of environmental protection was dramatized for me in an encounter with a little girl. It was a sleepy, summer-beach ... More


Introduction

Michael F. Cairo

in The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136721
eISBN:
9780813141275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136721.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces “enlightened” realism and “cowboy” liberalism, making the case for studying presidential worldviews, particularly with the Bush administrations, and then examines the ... More


On the Impossibilities of a Post-Racist America in the Obama Era

Karanja Keita Carroll

in Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter interrogates the reality of racism and white supremacy in what some today refer to as “The Obama Era” and what others regard as evidence of a “Post-Racist America.” By utilizing an ... More


Mississippian Communities in the Northern Yazoo Basin

Erin S. Nelson

in Authority, Autonomy, and the Archaeology of a Mississippian Community

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401124
eISBN:
9781683401353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401124.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the study of Mississippian communities by reviewing archaeological evidence for Mississippi period sites; social organization and worldview among Mississippian people and ... More


In the Beginning: Creation Stories

Amanda Hollis-Brusky and Joshua C. Wilson

in Separate but Faithful: The Christian Right's Radical Struggle to Transform Law & Legal Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190637262
eISBN:
9780197532331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637262.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter outlines the visions for the intentionally transformative missions—or “Christian Worldviews”—of newly created Christian conservative law schools and training programs. It gives detailed ... More


Human Capital (or, “A Generation of Christian Attorneys”)

Amanda Hollis-Brusky and Joshua C. Wilson

in Separate but Faithful: The Christian Right's Radical Struggle to Transform Law & Legal Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190637262
eISBN:
9780197532331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637262.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter explores newly created Christian Worldview institutions’ efforts and success at recruitment of human capital, highlighting the importance of having faculty committed to the mission as ... More


World View and the Magical Mindset

C. Riley Augé

in The Archaeology of Magic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066110
eISBN:
9780813058597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066110.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter establishes the cultural context for this work by first examining the worldview and magical mindset shared by seventeenth-century Christians, explaining how a magical understanding of ... More


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